After a tenure of more than seven years at the helm of the Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF), current CEO Ms Leanne Wells has advised the Board of her wish to step down from the role. Ms Wells has led CHF since April 2015 during a time of great change and opportunity in healthcare, not...
Health consumers are falling through the gaps in health care when it comes to getting their teeth checked. Consumers Health Forum (CHF) is calling for government to address the shortfall in oral health as a fundamental part of health care by including coverage for dental health care in Medicare...
The Consumers Health Forum (CHF) is calling for political leaders to put the health of Australians front and centre this election with prudent reform of primary health care. CHF is highlighting crucial initiatives that could have the most impact on the health of Australians, and the health care...
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), Consumer Health Forum (CHF) and Diabetes Australia are urging Australians to prepare for a potential resurgence of influenza (flu) and get vaccinated early. The pandemic has led to decreased exposure to the influenza virus and lower...
The Consumers Health Forum of Australia (CHF) hosted an important webinar on Monday to coincide with the release of the latest Health Consumer Sentiment Survey , the largest health study of the general population in Australia. The survey is aimed at understanding the health system from a consumer...
The Consumers Health Forum welcomes the recommendations in the Community Affairs References Committee's interim report into the provision of general practitioner and related primary health care services to outer metropolitan, rural and regional Australia. CHF CEO, Leanne Wells said that the report...
The Consumers Health Forum welcomes tonight’s health budget as a solid budget that continues to invest in health care for Australians. The highlights for health consumers include targeted cost of living measures to make medicines more affordable, significant investments in mental health services,...
The Youth Health Forum, coordinated by the Consumers Health Forum, has welcomed the $206.5 million for additional Early Psychosis Youth Services (EPYS) to support the mental health of young people and other inclusions such as enhancements to headspace, and community-based eating disorder treatment...
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Australia’s largest consumer survey of healthcare finds confidence in services has increased but gaps remain in affordability and accessibility for disadvantaged groups and people with chronic conditions,
The Consumers Health Forum welcomes the announcement of a joint four-year agreement between the Federal Government and the Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) supporting the Prostheses List. The Prostheses List (PL) sets out the benefits insurers must pay patients (if covered) and is...

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